Short City Break Destinations from Amritsar

 Amritsar, situated in Punjab, believed to have been laid in 1574, attracts a lot of pilgrims predominantly for its Golden temple, apart from a host of other sightseeing options there are myriads of side trips from this city. Check out the nearby short city break destinations from Amritsar.


Book flight tickets to Amritsar and visit an old town in Himachal Pradesh set amidst the hills which is 3 and 1/2 hours by road. This is one of the most visited hill station in north and in close proximity to Amritsar which is known for its colonial charm. It is stretched over five hills and the town has been baptized after the 19th century British Governor General Lord Dalhousie. It was a popular holidaying hotspot with the British Army personnel in 1860s.


It is another popular hill town of Himachal Pradesh and stands right on the banks of river Ravi.  It is located at a distance of 5 hours away from road and one of the nearby places of attraction in Amritsar. This former princely state and district headquarter, is one of the oldest in the century and dates back to the sixth century. It is known for its breathtaking architecture and a base for numerous excursion trips.


A trip to Dharamshala can be taken together while holidaying in Amritsar, by road it is about 3 and ½ hours. One can expect to be completely transferred to a new environment as this mesmerizing hill station of Himachal Pradesh attracts tourists due to its snow-capped mountains which is completely contrast to the bustling city life of Amritsar.


The capital city of Punjab and Chandigarh takes only 5 hours by road from Amritsar, and is popular for its well laid out sectors and road that was designed by Le Cobusier. It is different from other cities of India and unlike them it is much cleaner, greener, planned, affluent and has high literacy levels. Chandigarh represents the face of modern India as envisioned by its first prime minister - Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru.

It is also known as Upper Dharamshala, this cool tourist destination is only 3 hours 49 minutes from Amritsar. It is the renowned seat of the Tibetan spiritual head- Dalai Lama. The city was named after the former Governor of Punjab under British rule, David Mcleod. It is also the administrative headquarter of the Tibetan Government in exile. Mcleodganj is well known learning center of Buddhist dharmas and Tibetan culture, due to which it has also been nicknamed as the Little Lhasa.


 An interesting and small locale of Himachal Pradesh, by road it is takes only 4 hours and 40 minutes, it represents the charisma of unruffled tourist destination so book cheap flights to Amritsar, India. This picturesque hill station is known for its graceful Victorian mansion and picture perfect environs. An appealing place that is known for its tranquility, implanted in the evergreen trees like willows, firs and willows.
11/27/2013 10:31:43 am

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